RARE, The Denver Steak Championship partners with Aspen Ridge Natural Beef for the 2023 festival

BY DiningOut Staff


RARE, The Denver Steak Championship, is back and better than ever in 2023 for its annual festival. This exciting event is the ultimate showcase for some of the best chefs in the Denver area, who will compete for the title of Denver Steak Champion. RARE is partnering with Aspen Ridge Natural Angus Beef again this year to bring you the finest beef-eating experience in the world.

Aspen Ridge Natural Angus Beef is the perfect partner for this upscale festival. Their no antibiotics, ever beef is renowned for its unmatched flavor, tenderness, and juiciness. The combination of genetics, humane treatment, and natural feeding practices produces a simply exceptional beef. The competing chefs will be able to work with this premium product to showcase their skills and creativity.

What Is RARE?

RARE is a unique competition showcasing Denver’s finest steakhouses, pitting 24 of the region’s most acclaimed steak purveyors head-to-head as they compete for the coveted title of Top Steak.

Guests can be a part of the judging process, as competitors aim to win professional judges’ hearts and festival attendees’ hearts. Chefs can showcase their skills with either a classic “Traditional Steak” or an inventive “Creative Steak”. Each restaurant will also enter a signature cocktail to complement their plates and enhance the overall dining experience.

Organized by the team behind Denver’s Top Taco and Chicken Fight!, RARE promises to be another unforgettable culinary experience. The event will bring together food, drink, and fun in one location, igniting all of your senses. Carnivores from across the state are invited to come to sink their teeth into the juiciest evening of 2023 at Denver’s steak championships.

Aspen Ridge Natural Angus Beef, available at Safeway, sponsors the event and will have a booth where attendees can learn more about their premium beef products. They will also provide all protein for the competition, ensuring the chefs have the best possible product to work with. Win the Ultimate Memorial Day BBQ Giveaway

RARE, The Denver Steak Championship is a must-attend event for anyone who loves a great steak. With Aspen Ridge Natural Angus Beef as a partner, this year’s festival promises to be the best yet. So mark your calendars and prepare for a weekend of delicious food, great company, and unforgettable experiences.

Your 2023 Line-Up Includes

801 Chophouse

3000 E 1st Ave, Denver, CO 80206

Chez Maggy

1616 Market St, Denver, CO 80202

Citizen Rail

1899 16th St Mall, Denver, CO 80202


1023 Walnut St #400, Boulder, CO 80302

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

8100 E Orchard Rd, Denver, CO 80111

EDGE Restaurant & Bar

1111 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

Elway’s Downtown

1881 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

191 Inverness Dr W, Englewood, CO 80112

GQue Championship BBQ

5 Locations
5160 W 120th Ave UNIT K, Westminster, CO 80020

Guard and Grace

1801 California St, Denver, CO 80202

Jack’s on Pearl American Steakhouse

1475 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80210

Law’s Chophouse

14694 Orchard Pkwy, Westminster, CO 80023

Monarch Casino Resort Spa

488 Main St, Black Hawk, CO 80422

Ocean Prime

1465 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202

Old Hickory at the Gaylord

6700 N Gaylord Rockies Blvd, Aurora, CO 80019

Quality Italian

241 Columbine St, Denver, CO 80206

Ranch House Restaurant

3530 County Rd 83, Tabernash, CO 80478


1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202

Sapore Prime Italian

8361 N Rampart Range Rd Unit 101, Littleton, CO 80125

STK Steakhouse

1550 Market St, Denver, CO 80202

the Fifth String

3316 Tejon St #102, Denver, CO 80211

Tstreet Belmar

445 S Teller St, Lakewood, CO 80226

Urban Farmer

1659 Wazee St, Denver, CO 80202


DiningOut Staff

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